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The Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce, Inc would like to thank those who have supported nursing and nursing education in Connecticut. These organizations have shared their talents and resources with:

  • The Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce, Inc to enhance our programs, services and educational initiatives;
  • Schools and Programs of Nursing in Connecticut with faculty and student resources and support; and
  • The practicing nurse and nursing students with opportunities to further their careers and support their educational pursuits.

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Alcoholics Anonymous of Connecticut


Alcoholics Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women. Our primary purpose is to remain sober and to help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.

Association of School Nurses of Connecticut

377 Research Parkway, Suite 2D
Meriden Connecticut, 06450-7160
(203) 238-1207

The mission of the Association of School Nurses of Connecticut is to support, assist and enhance the practice of professional school nurses in their development and implementation of comprehensive school health services that promotes students' health and academic success. The Association of School Nurses of Connecticut will be recognized as the state leader in the promotion of professional school nurse practice that provides and advocates for safe and optimal student health across all school settings.

ATI Nursing Education

Paul McNeil

11161 Overbrook Road
Leawood New Hampshire, 66211
(978) 590-0966

ATI Nursing Education is the nation’s preeminent e-learning provider. ATI offers programs that are instrumental in improving faculty, student and program outcomes. With our programs, educators have the power to augment curriculum, revamp courses and faculty development, improve student test outcomes and lower attrition rates.

Bristol Hospital & Health Care Group

Korey Roth

41 Brewster Road
Bristol Connecticut, 06010
(860) 585-3000

Bristol Hospital achieved ANCC Magnet Recognition in July 2015 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital was also named the third safest hospital in Connecticut by Consumer Reports magazine in the spring of 2013. Additionally, Health Information Management Systems Society Analytics announced that Bristol Hospital is the first hospital in the State of Connecticut and the first in the country utilizing the Meditech 6.x electronic medical record platform.

CAPHN Connecticut Association of Public Health Nurses

Linda Strong, EdD, RN
377 Research Parkway - Suite 2D
Meriden Connecticut, 06450-7160
(847) 655-1104

The Association of Community Health Nurse Educators ACHNE and the Association of Public Health Nurses APHN will be holding a joint conference in 2016. The theme is Public Health Nursing: Key to Our Nation's Health. The theme is based on the recent National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice NACEP report of the same title, which was submitted to the Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & Congress.

Capital Workforce Partners

Katiria Delgado

One Union Place
Hartford Connecticut, 06105
(860) 899-3455

Capital Workforce Partners’ Re-Employment Alliance for Careers in Health (REACH) is a four-year project funded through the USDOL/ETA aimed at helping job seekers connect to full-time employment and training in the fields of nursing and healthcare information technology. Job Seekers participating in REACH receive job coaching, assessment, job referral services, and on-the-job training. REACH convenes a network of employers from across the region, connecting them to the talent they need and providing funding to offset the cost of training new hires.

Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society (CTAPRNS)

542 Hopmeadow Street PMB 143
Simsbury Connecticut, 06070

The Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society (CTAPRNS) was established as a non-profit organization in 1981 (formerly known as CNPGI) to provide a professional organization for the discussion of issues of mutual concern to nurse practitioners. The goals of the group include the cultivation of medical science, promotion of professional contact and relationships with other medical professionals, and the advancement of education, standards of practice and competence of nurse practitioners. The quality and delivery of health care in Connecticut is greatly improved through the development and promotion of nurse practitioners as primary health care providers.

Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home

Deborah Hoyt
President & CEO
110 Barnes Road
Wallingford Connecticut, 06492
(203) 265-9931

The Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home is the industry champion for quality, cost-effective home health, hospice & community based solutions. Home health & hospice care are the cost-effective solutions to providing Connecticut residents with patient-centered, quality-driven, community based care in the comfort of their own homes. We combine over 100 years of experience with 21st century technology to successfully coordinate, transition and manage people’s care within the community.

Connecticut Association of Nurse Anesthetist

Chris Bartels
377 Research Parkway - Suite 2D
Meriden Connecticut, 06450-7160
(847) 655-1104

Nurse Anesthesia is no longer the best-kept secret in health care. Established in the late 1800s as the first clinical nursing specialty, nurse anesthesia developed in response to the growing need surgeons had for anesthetists. Certified Register Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have played a significant role in developing the practice of anesthesia. Today, more than 42,000 nurse anesthetists provide cost-effective high-quality patient care that is essential to America's health care system. There are currently over 450 CRNAs in the state of Connecticut providing anesthesia in Hospitals, Outpatient Centers and Clinics.

Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Maria D. Krol
Chapter President

Hartford Connecticut,

The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses™ was established in 2010 and is composed of nurses and other healthcare professionals with membership encompassing the whole of Connecticut. Our mission is to promote Hispanic Nurses to improve the health of our communities and to advocate for access to culturally competent quality healthcare for all Hispanics. Additionally, we aim to encourage Hispanics to choose nursing as a career and for Hispanic Nurses to further their education, take on leadership and educational roles in the nursing profession.

Connecticut Emergency Nurses Association (CTENA)

Cindy Marotta

1620 Waterbury Road
Cheshire Connecticut, 06410
(203) 250-0212

Incorporated as The Connecticut Emergency Nurses Association (CTENA), we are affiliated with and chartered by the national association known as the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) to implement its philosophy, objectives, and leadership on the state level, in cooperation with the ENA General Assembly and the Board of Directors.ENA is an authority, advocate, lobbyist, and voice for emergency nursing. ENA has 40,000+ members and continues to grow, with members representing over 35 countries around the world. CTENA currently has 515+ members. At the state level, we monitor professional issues, provide continuing educational opportunities, collaborate with other professional associations and agencies and identify and address issues affecting emergency care and practice. ENA'SVISION STATEMENT: ENA is indispensable to the global emergency nursing community. ENA'S MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Emergency Nurses Association is to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Connecticut Nurses Association (CNA)

Kimberly Clear Sandor, MSN, FNP
Executive Director
1224 Mill St., Building B, Ste. 223
East Berlin Connecticut, 06023
(203) 238-1207

The Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA), established in 1904 as the professional organization of registered nurses in Connecticut, is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association. Therefore, a member of CNA automatically has access to benefits and opportunities to participate at the national (ANA) and state (CNA) levels.

Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation

CNF President
377 Research Parkway Suite 2D
Meriden Connecticut, 06450-7160
(203) 238-1207

The Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation (CNF) is the primary philanthropic nursing organization and 501(c)3 charity in the state of Connecticut, organized in 1983 for the purpose of supporting and advancing the profession of nursing and promoting the health of the citizens of the state of Connecticut. The Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation works to ensure the future of nursing and quality of health care delivery by connecting the past, improving the present and anticipating the future of nursing in the state of Connecticut.

Connecticut State Council Emergency Nurses Association

Wendy Wheeler


CTENA is a group of dedicated, professional Registered Nurses that work or support the speciality of emergency nursing. The CTENA leadership consists of voluntary members that strive to make this organization fulfill the needs of the Emergency Nurse in Connecticut.

CT Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Network AmeriCorps Program

Celia Meyer
83 Prospect Street
Waterbury New Hampshire, 06702
(203) 758-1110

The Connecticut Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Network AmeriCorps Program aims to improve academic engagement of economically disadvantaged students through participation in the Youth Health Service Corps (YHSC) and Collegiate Health Service Corps (CHSC) service learning programs, as well as health workshops. The YHSC and CHSC programs are health career recruitment programs that engage diverse students as leaders in meaningful service learning that address community health issues. Student volunteers are trained to serve in health care settings that serve the underserved. Students are exposed to entry level health care careers and learn how to successfully enter onto upwardly mobile health care career ladders. The program will increase AmeriCorps members' educational and professional status by providing a vast amount of experience in the field.

DSI Marketing

Rebecca Taylor
Marketing Manager
17 cranberry lane
Granby Connecticut, 06035
(860) 604-1411

We take a bottom-line approach to each project. Our clients consistently see increased traffic, enhanced brand loyalty and new leads thanks to our work. Like many of our clients, we began with limited resources but a firm belief in the value of the services we set out to provide. We believed we could offer local entrepreneurs and business owners the best in web solutions at affordable prices, without the prohibitive overhead of web developers in the larger cities like NYC, Boston, and Hartford. Serving customers of all sizes in varying industries, we are committed to your success. We are constantly searching for new and effective ways to improve our skills for our clients' web development and business requirements.

Gaylord Hospital

Kelly Scarrozzo

50 Gaylord Farms Road
Wallingford Connecticut, 06492
(203) 284-2833

Gaylord Hospital is a 137-bed non-profit specialty hospital, also known as a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH), specializing in medical management and rehabilitation for patients who have suffered acute illnesses or a traumatic accident. Our average length of stay is at least 25 days. We are staffed and equipped to handle the needs of the acutely ill or chronically disabled patients who require a hospital level of care. Located in Wallingford, CT, Gaylord is able to treat individuals who need care and rehabilitation for illness or injury related to the brain and nervous system, spine, bones and joints, and lungs and other conditions. Gaylord Outpatient Services, with locations in Wallingford and North Haven, offers concussion care, rehabilitation medical services, physical, occupational, speech and aquatic therapies, and cutting edge technologies. Visit for more information.

Hospital for Special Care

Lisa Knudsen

2150 Corbin Avenue
New Britain Connecticut, 06053
(860) 827-195851

Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is a private, not-for-profit 228 bed rehabilitation long-term acute and chronic care hospital. The hospital is widely-known and respected for its expertise in physical rehabilitation (including outpatient rehabilitation), respiratory care and medically-complex pediatrics. Special programs for spinal cord injuries, pulmonary rehabilitation, cardiac care, acquired brain injuries, stroke, ventilator management and geriatrics make HSC an important regional resource for patients with special healthcare needs.

Hurst Review Services

Belinda Price

127 South Railroad Avenue
Brookhaven New Hampshire, 39601
(601) 551-7417

Hurst Review Services’ proven approach to NCLEX preparation combines the best of all worlds by providing the must know core content, developing critical thinking and application skills, incorporating NCLEX specific testing strategies and practicing high level NCLEX style questions. Hurst’s course is facilitated at schools of nursing nationwide or

Kaplan Nursing

Alley Staffier

66 Waterford Drive
Worcester Massachusetts, 01602
(508) 340-6264

Kaplan’s NCLEX-RN Review courses are second to none. Our extensive Qbank of realistic test questions, remediation services, expert instructors and comprehensive review resources prepare you to excel in the classroom on the NCLEX, and to become the next leaders in the field of nursing. At Kaplan we are confident that our critical thinking methods, combined with realistic exam-style practice questions will help you master the exam.